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Highlights From Reddit's /r/place Experiment

On April Fools Day, Reddit launched a social experiment forum where users could draw on a blank canvas by placing a pixel square tile, available in 16 different colors and dispensed every 10 minutes, much like the long-running crowddrawing site Drawball. In the next 72 hours, what ensued on /r/place were a series of impressive collage artworks created by both collaborative and competitive efforts involving tens of thousands users, and of course, quite a few moments of hilarity and a whole lot of data analysis. Check out the timelapse video of the event below and scroll down for more highlights!




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    And So It Began

    Via: Imgur

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    Starry Night in /r/Place

    Via: Reddit

  • 3

    Mona Lisa Smiled

    Via: Reddit

  • 4

    Ah, the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis The Wise

    Via: Reddit

  • 5

    Soviet Union and ANTIFA Struggled to Gain Hold

    Via: Reddit

  • 6

    While France Evaded Germany

    Via: Reddit

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  • 7

    And Murica Persisted

    Via: Reddit

  • 8

    Then The Rainbow Commission Arrived

    Via: Reddit

  • 9

    Before The Void Began

    Via: Know Your Meme

  • 10

    From the Void Emerged the Dark Side of the Moon

    Via: Reddit

  • 11

    The Full Picture [FINAL]

    Via: Reddit

  • 12

    72-Hours Heat Map Analysis of /r/place

    Via: Reddit

  • 13

    Some PIxels Were Never Painted Over

    Via: Reddit

     (White Dots)


  • 14

    Souvenirs Were Made

    Via: Reddit

  • 15

    One Redditor Vowed to Get It Tattooed for 50K Upvotes

    Via: Reddit

    47.4K upvotes as of 4/5/2017.

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